Notre Dame Athletics Partners with SportsLeader

PONTIAC, Michigan – Notre Dame Preparatory School and its Fighting Irish athletic department will partner with SportsLeader, Inc., over the next four years to implement their Catholic virtue-based formation program for coaches.   “In offering athletics programs at NDP we seek to use sport as a context for physical, intellectual and spiritual growth,” said Notre Dame athletic director Betty Wroubel. “Our partnership with SportsLeader represents a continuation of that great Irish tradition in a very intentional way.”   SportsLeader, based in Louisville, Ky., will work with Wroubel and the NDP […]

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11 Irish Athletes Complete at State Finals

At Zeeland High School in Zeeland, 11 Notre Dame athletes competed at the MHSAA Division 2 Track and Field State Finals.   Junior Lauren Neiheisel claimed her second consecutive all-state nod with a fourth place finish in the 1600m run in 5:06.76.  Later in the day, Neiheisel would also compete in the 800m run, finishing 18th in 2:23.59.  Last year, Neiheisel was all-state in the 800m run and is now an all-stater in two different track events. Senior Brendan Fraser wrapped up his high school career, finishing 13th in the […]

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Girls Soccer Claims District Title

The Notre Dame Girls Varsity Soccer team claimed an MHSAA District title with a 2-1 win over Brandon High School.   Despite a number of shots on goal and corner kicks early in the game the teams remained tied 0-0 heading into halftime.  The Irish were finally able to break through with 27:04 remaining in the second half when Justina Gaynor scored from the top of the box to give Notre Dame a 1-0 lead.  Itala Gemelli would add an important insurance marker with 7:23 left, scoring off of a […]

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Irish Take 2nd at Regionals; Qualify for State Finals

The Notre Dame Boys Varsity Golf team placed 2nd at the MHSAA Regional Tournament held at Fieldstone Golf Club.   The Irish shot a team score of 321, finishing only behind Cranbrook (300) but still good enough to earn Notre Dame a spot in the MHSAA State Finals.  Jackson Stowe finished with a 75 to place second overall individually while Bryce Baringer shot a 77 to tie for third overall individually. Jack Williams (82), Ryan Collins (87), and AJ Carlson (89) rounded out the scoring for the Irish,   The […]

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Boys Lacrosse Tops OLSM for Regional Title

Ryan Genord scored his 50th goal of the season with 15 seconds remaining to seal an 11-9 win for the Notre Dame Boys Varsity Lacrosse team over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s and give the Irish a Regional Championship. Johnathan Chabot led the Notre Dame offensive attack with 6 goals on the evening, followed by Genord with 4 and Chris Fitzpatrick 1. The Irish defenders led by Victor Wagner, Matt Knill, Jacob Mukhtar and Braeden Fromwiller, along with tough play in the middle from Zach Atkins held the Eaglets in check […]

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Softball Opens Postseason With Win Over Armada

The Notre Dame Varsity Softball team improved to 24-12 on the season as they earned a 7-4 win over Armada in an MHSAA Pre-District game.   The Irish got on the board in the first inning as Maddy McClune scored on a sacrifice from winning pitcher Caley Gleason. Notre Dame would add another run in the bottom of the second inning as Paige Greenwell scored after an Anna Madison single. Armada came back with 3 runs in the bottom of the second to take a 3-2 lead and the Tigers […]

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